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SHIRP: Welcome to SHIRP

Homepage for the Saskatchewan Health Information Resources Program (SHIRP)

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***NEW GUIDE*** COVID-19 Resources

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, publishers and vendors have enabled free access to resources previously unavailable. At SHIRP, we are committed to delivering the best available information to provincial health care practitioners during this global emergency.

This guide provides updated resources on COVID-19 with a broad range of information useful to healthcare providers.

Welcome to the SHIRP Website

SHIRP is a program of the University Library that licenses a sub-set of the University Library's health sciences e-resources for access by Saskatchewan's licensed health care practitioners, post-secondary institution students and employees, and employees of the Ministry of Health and designated health related organizations. 

Access to SHIRP Resources

Access to SHIRP resources is free for any licensed health care practitioner in Saskatchewan. 

Offsite access to the SHIRP website is available by requesting a SHIRP User account. License or registration number from a licensing body in the province of Saskatchewan is required. Approval is usually granted within 24 hours.

If you have any questions about how to access SHIRP resources please contact

***NEW*** Chat Feature

Need Help?

Get INSTANT answers to your SHIRP questions. Head to the SHIRP Live page or click on the floating "Ask a Question" bubble to chat in real time with SHIRP staff!

Contact Us

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SHIRP Office
Leslie and Irene Dubé Health Sciences Library, University of Saskatchewan,
104 Clinic Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N 2Z4
(306) 966-8290

Other Libraries

SHIRP resources are also available to employees, students, and health care professionals of the following institutions via their institution’s library: